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Youth Academy (U8 - U11)

In our Youth Academy all players of the same age and gender train together twice a week. Initially, the Club and one of our Youth Academy Directors are responsible for planning and implementing the training session. The head and assistant coaches of each team act as additional coaches to ensure a significant amount of 1 on 1 contact, support and instruction throughout the session.

The team coach may hold additional practices on free weekends and is primarily responsible for pre-game sessions and game time coaching. The Youth Academy Directors and the Director of Coaching will continue to oversee these events periodically.

Towards the end of the season the team coach takes over more of the session design as teams begin to focus towards their own team goals:

  • Focus is on long term individual player development. Our goal is to develop complete players who can compete at the highest levels by U18.
  • We do not cut players from our Youth Academy. We firmly believe in every players potential to develop given the right environment.
  • Players are grouped into teams according to effectiveness, as this leads to maximum individual player development.  These groupings are revisited at various times through out the season, as players develop at different rates.
  • Playing time is guaranteed. Every player will play at least 50% of the game.
  • For more information, read our Youth Academy Philosophy

 


Contact

1486 TollHouse Rd. STE 103  
Clovis, CA 93611  
(559) 322-1797